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Alice Rush explores the history of Ede and Ravenscroft, which makes wigs for judges and barristers, as well as ceremonial gowns For Heaven’s sake...

Oxford University is one of the country’s most famous historic institutions and, for many, it is the very epitome of Britishness. We take a look at its iconic views.

There is nothing more warming on a cold winter’s day than a wee dram of whisky. We look at its history and pick some of...

The temperatures might be dropping, but there’s no better time than a cold, wintry day for a leisurely stroll along the beautiful Cornish coast...

It’s 400 years since William Shakespeare met his demise. The latest issue of Discover Britain takes the cue to revisit his hometown, Stratford-upon-Avon, and...

From Queen Victoria to Sir Winston Churchill, all the greatest Britons have worn a Christys' hat. Discover Britain interviews Christys' managing director Steve Clarke...

afternoon tea, cafe royal

Hotel Café Royal in London has long history with the great British institution of Afternoon Tea and, on 14 September, will launch a tasty...

Today, Twelfth Night is best known for being the point after which it is unlucky to leave Christmas decorations hanging, but Twelfth Night used...